American professional basketball player, Diana Taurasi is known best for being the player of the Women's National Basketball Association’s Phoenix Mercury and Russia’s UMMC Ekaterinburg. The bio of the very talented and beautiful, Diana Taurasi is given below. Many believe Diana to be gay and Taurasi is assumed to be dating Penny Taylor who has divorced her Brazilian husband.
Diana Lorena Taurasi was born on June 11, 1982 in Glendale, California, United States. She went on to attend Don Antonio Lugo High School. She is from Italian descent from her father’s side and Argentinian from her mother’s side. She spent most of her childhood days in Chino with her older sister Jessika.
Diana Taurasi went on to attend University of Connecticut where she began playing as a point guard and shooting guard. In 2004, she was drafted in WNbA in the first round as the first overall pick by the Phoenix Mercury. In 2005, she was began playing for Dynamo Moscow till 2006. She then transferred to Spartak Moscow and then Fenerbachce Istanbul. Diana then began playing for Galatasaray Medical Park in 2011. She is currently playing for the Russian, UMMC EKaterinburg. She has played 367 games in the WNBA regular season and has amassed 19.9 points
per game and 4.3 assists per game.
Furthermore, Diana has also won gold medal at the 2004, 2008, 2012 and 2016 Olympic Games. Diana won two gold medals and a bronze at the 2010 , 2014, and 2006 world championship respectively.
Is Diana Dating or Married?
Diana Taurasi has not been married till date so does not have a husband. There have been rumors that Diana is gay since she does not have a partner or a spouse. According to many sites, Diana Taurasi has a girlfriend named Penny Taylor. Penny Taylor is also a basketball player who plays for WNBC’s Phoenix Mercury. It is rumored that Penny and Diana bought a 2268 square feet house on Manhattan Beach.
Fact, Height and Bio
Diana Taurasi, age 34, weighs 70 kg and stands tall at the height of 1.83 m. As of 2010, Diana Taurasi’s salary is $ 49000. Diana Taurasi has been honored many times with awards like Nancy Lieberman Award, Wade Trophy, WNBA Rookie of the Year Award, NCAA Basketball Tournament Most Outstanding Player, WNBA Most Valuable Player Award, USA Basketball Female Athlete of the Year, to name a few. The very talented and beautiful, Diana Taurasi’s bio can be found on various social media sites like Wikipedia, Twitter, Facebook and more.